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OBTAIN PINWORK COLLECTION KIT FROM LAB 1. Remove cap in which is inserted an optically clear polysterene paddle with one side coated with a non-toxic mildly adhesive material. This side is marked "sticky side" 2. Press the paddle sticky side against the right & left perianal folds with moderate pressure. 3. Replace the paddle in the container & print name & date on the container label. Deliver the pinworm kit to Lab.
paddle grossly contaminated with stool
Refer to microbiology processing manual
Pinworm eggs are only sporadically deposited around the anus by the female pinworm; therefore, multiple samples taken over a few days is recommended to rule out infection.